November 11, 2013, marked the 150th anniversary of the founding of our community. To celebrate our actual annivesary, about 60 students, staff, and faculty from Benedictine College walked across town to celebrate with us that evening. This short video captures the event. View some photos of that evening.
Thank you to all who attended our 2013 Night of Dreams on Sunday, November 17. We had a wonderful evening and raised a lot of money to help fund our ministries. We are grateful for all who supported us by their presence and by their prayers.
Some recent photos of autumn at the Mount.
Judith Valente, broadcast journalist, poet and author, just published a book about her experience with the Benedictine Sisters while writing the book "Atchison Blue" about contemporary monastic life and its applications for people in the work world. An article in a recent edition in The Leaven, "No Place Like Home" is about Judy Valente and her book.
The Kansas City Day was the second of three days for celebration with our families, friends, neighbors and alums. The Kansas City celebration started with a special Eucharist at St. Pius X Parish in Mission, KS. A reception followed in the parish hall. View photos of the event
Download and read the latest copy of Threshold for Summer 2013 (a pdf)
Upcoming Monastic Experience
A Monastic Experience is designed to introduce you to our life in community through a retreat that includes discussion on Benedictine prayer, ministry, monastic life and the history of our community. We welcome you to join us in prayer and at table, in work, in quiet and in social time. Call or email Sister Barbara Smith for more information about upcoming dates of February 8 and April 12.
All of the monastic experience days begin at 8:00 am - 7:30 pm and, if needed, arrangements can be made for overnight stays if traveling long distances.
Email: vocation at mountosb.orgor phone (913) 360-6219.
This year we have celebrated the 150th anniversary of our founding. Read about our Sesquicentennial Celebration here.
Recent Statements from the Conference of Benedictine Prioresses